List of recipes from category Sea food: 73 recipes

Fish

[Parcels of fish fillet in spinach]
Parcels of fish fillet in spinach
These parcels are made with small pieces of fish fillet, wrapped in a blanched spinach leaf and lightly fried in butter. They can be served with a salted white wine sabayon (as in the recipe of scallops with crunchy vegetables), a beurre blanc, a dash of olive oil with herbs, or any other sauce of...
71,5705/5 for 19 ratings 2 hours 23 min.
[Fish petals, vegetables julienne, and beurre blanc]
Fish petals, vegetables julienne, and beurre blanc
This recipe consists of delicate flakes ("petals") of poached fish, cooked with smoked ham, served on a bed of julienne vegetables (fine sticks of carrots, turnips and cabbage), with a "beurre blanc" sauce made with vinegar and shallots. Not difficult, but entails some work.
71,7084.3/5 for 10 ratings 1 hour 34 min.
[Nicholas's fish]
Nicholas's fish
This is a very easy recipe, everything hinges on the brief cooking of the leeks, then the fish.
72,3574.8/5 for 12 ratings 56 min.
[Tahitian style fish]
Tahitian style fish
Little pieces of fish marinated overnight a night in lime juice.
72,5745/5 for 13 ratings 12 hours 57 min.
[Rosemary steamed fish]
Rosemary steamed fish
In this recipe the fish is cooked in steam perfumed with rosemary, which makes it tender and aromatic, served on a bed of melting roasted shallots and finished with a dry white wine sauce.
82,8133.8/5 for 17 ratings 1 hour 50 min.
[Salmon with sorrel]
Salmon with sorrel
Salmon with sorrel is the perfect mix with tender salmon and the slight acidity of sorrel.
77,184 15/5 for 13 ratings 1 hour 23 min.
[Salmon "en papillote" with small vegetables]
Salmon "en papillote" with small vegetables
A fresh salmon escalope just salt and pepper with small dices of small vegetables.
70,017 15/5 for 1 ratings 1 hour 28 min.
[Marinated tuna with herbs]
Marinated tuna with herbs
Here is a very simple recipe, preferably for a barbecue or plancha, but could be made in the kitchen. As for any summer-barbecue-backyard recipe, all proportons can be varied according to taste.
74,5364.3/5 for 12 ratings 1 hour 22 min.
[Rolls of fish in smoked ham]
Rolls of fish in smoked ham
Pieces of white fish rolled in thinly sliced smoked ham. These rolls are cooked in a little olive oil and served with French beans. The pairing of smoked ham with fish might seem a little strange, but in fact these flavours marry well.
85,2184.9/5 for 18 ratings 54 min.
[Fish fillet in express cooking envelope]
Fish fillet in express cooking envelope
Vegetables cut in small dice and precooked, fish fillet, lemon juice, olive oil, and 2 minutes in the microwave.
86,872 23.8/5 for 11 ratings 1 hour 19 min.
[Stock-pot fish ]
Stock-pot fish
A julienne of vegetables (small sticks) mixed with choice morsels of fish, slowly cooked in vegetable stock.
81,7214.3/5 for 11 ratings 2 hours 36 min.
[Cretan-style salmon ]
Cretan-style salmon
Cooked chopped leek and shallot with cubes of salmon, served in a yogurt, tomato and feta sauce.
47,4915/5 for 13 ratings 1 hour 1 min.
[Crunchy little pieces of fish]
Crunchy little pieces of fish
Small pieces of fish, dipped in beated egg then in breadcrumbs, and fried. Preferably serve with something with slightly acidic like herb salad, or Béarnaise sauce.
66,5205/5 for 13 ratings 49 min.
[Grilled fillet of salmon with corn salad cream]
Grilled fillet of salmon with corn salad cream
A salmon fillet, grilled slowly to keep the inside tender, served with sesame rice and a little corn salad cream. You'll love it...
68,171 13.9/5 for 7 ratings 1 hour 14 min.
[Salmon chard rolls]
Salmon chard rolls
For this dish only the green part of the chard is used. The blanched leaves are rolled around grilled salmon portions. The rolls are served coated with a savoury lemon sabayon, or the sauce of your choice.
48,7353.8/5 for 12 ratings 1 hour 21 min.
[Fillet of pollack cooked in two stages]
Fillet of pollack cooked in two stages
This pollack fillet is cooked in two stages: first pan-fried briefly to seal it and colour the outside, then baked gently in the oven in a parcel (en papillotte) on a bed of melting onions, julienne carrots and peas. This double cooking will give you a fish that's lightly crisped on the outside and...
50,5614.7/5 for 10 ratings 1 hour 40 min.
[Fish in a sesame crust]
Fish in a sesame crust
Fish portions cooked in 2 stages: first in the pan, then in the oven, covered with a sesame paste which turns crisp when baked.
32,5424.4/5 for 12 ratings 42 min.
[Salmon marinated like herring]
Salmon marinated like herring
In this recipe, the salmon is cured in coarse salt, then left to marinate in oil with herbs, spices, carrots and onions. Salmon prepared like this is served sliced thinly on a bed of potatoes.
32,452 44.6/5 for 11 ratings 1 day 38 min.
[Fish in a salt crust]
Fish in a salt crust
Fish cooked in a salt crust is simply baked in the oven, surrounded and completely covered by a layer of coarse salt. This allows the fish to cook gently and it should be eaten as soon as the salt crust is opened. In this version, it is stuffed with lemon and herbs. Using a thermometer is the best...
27,9903.8/5 for 17 ratings 1 hour 8 min.
[Fish fillet with preserved lemons]
Fish fillet with preserved lemons
A thick fish fillet stuffed with slices of preserved lemon - crispy on the outside and tender inside.
20,1464.2/5 for 10 ratings 36 min.
[Pan-fried salmon with white cabbage]
Pan-fried salmon with white cabbage
In this recipe a salmon steak is accompanied with blanched white cabbage and a rich sherry vinegar sauce.
23,8594.5/5 for 11 ratings 1 hour 2 min.
[Red sea bream fillets in a soy-sauce marinade]
Red sea bream fillets in a soy-sauce marinade
In this recipe, fillets of red sea bream are marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, lime juice and olive oil before being pan fried.
14,6794.9/5 for 11 ratings 25 min.
[Tender tuna]
Tender tuna
Cooking tuna can be tricky: undercooked it is unappetising, overcooked it dries out rapidly. Here is a method which guarantees that your tuna will be perfectly cooked and tender.
11,5224.7/5 for 18 ratings 49 min.
[Fillets of sole meunière]
Fillets of sole meunière
Sole "meunière" gets its name no doubt from the flour used to coat the fish ("meunière" is French for miller's wife). It is a classic of French bistro cuisine, rich with butter, basically simple, but easy to do badly. Here are all the tips you need to succeed, using fillets rather than fish on the...
13,2784.3/5 for 15 ratings 24 min.
[Fisherman's Ragout]
Fisherman's Ragout
This ragout combines vegetables (cut small and cooked until just tender in vegetable stock) with a mix of cockles and chunks of fish, all simmered together with cream and saffron.
14,0004.1/5 for 19 ratings 2 hours 17 min.
[Cod loin with saffron]
Cod loin with saffron
A thick, deboned loin of fish (cod in this case), pan-fried and served with a reduced white-wine and cream sauce, flavoured with shallot and saffron.
10,8264.4/5 for 12 ratings 47 min.
[Fish in a seed crust]
Fish in a seed crust
Fish fillets coated with a mixture of breadcrumbs and seeds, then fried.
15,5434.2/5 for 19 ratings 30 min.
[Turban of sole with langoustines]
Turban of sole with langoustines
The turban is made from a rolled fillet of sole poached in fish stock. Each turban is then filled with sautéed langoustines and a tasty cream sauce, flavoured with langoustine stock. This dish takes quite a long time to make because of the langoustine stock, but you will really impress your guests.
12,2794.1/5 for 18 ratings 1 hour 44 min.
[Red mullet fillets in a quick marinade]
Red mullet fillets in a quick marinade
For this recipe, the marinade is made in a jiffy: oil, lemon, parsley, salt and pepper. The red mullet fillets are marinaded for an hour, then pan-fried quickly. They are served with plain white rice.
10,2524.7/5 for 3 ratings 1 hour 21 min.
[Baked salmon fillet]
Baked salmon fillet
This is a quick recipe for salmon fillet, surrounded by sliced potatoes and baked with lemon juice, olive oil and herbs.
10,5244.6/5 for 16 ratings 33 min.
[Summer Salmon Blanquette]
Summer Salmon Blanquette
This simple blanquette is a creamy dish of pan-fried salmon chunks with fresh broad beans and mushrooms. Although it is just right for the start of summer, it can be made at any time of year.
8,6685/5 for 1 ratings 59 min.
[Gravlax]
Gravlax
Gravlax is a Nordic speciality and consists of boned salmon dry-cured overnight in salt and sugar. The cured salmon can be eaten like smoked salmon, just with a trickle of lemon juice, or with a light sauce of cream cheese and herbs.
5,0165/5 for 1 ratings 12 hours 21 min.
[Fish in white wine]
Fish in white wine
This recipe for cooking fish in the oven is both simple and delicious. The fish is cooked with herbs and onions in white wine. It is served in a light sauce, made with the cooking juices and a little lemon juice.
4,1364.3/5 for 15 ratings 56 min.
[Mackerel Fillets in White Wine]
Mackerel Fillets in White Wine
Mackerel fillets in white wine are the kind of thing we normally buy ready-made in a tin, as a quick snack. But preparing them at home is straightforward and so much better. Here is how to create this classic yourself, step by step.
7,0243.7/5 for 20 ratings 2 hours 26 min.
[Fish Mousselines]
Fish Mousselines
Mousselines are a lighter version of the classic French quenelles, but without breadcrumbs. They are poached first in fumet (fish stock), then served "en gratin" in sauce normande.
9,017 24.6/5 for 14 ratings 38 min.
[Curried tuna cubes]
Curried tuna cubes
In this recipe chunky cubes of fresh tuna are marinated, then double-dipped to coat them before cooking: first in curry spices, then breadcrumbs. The cubes of fish are pan-fried to a crispy coating on the outside but stay tender in the middle.
6,6855/5 for 13 ratings 2 hours 40 min.
[Canapés of red mullet with poppy seeds]
Canapés of red mullet with poppy seeds
Tasty morsels of red mullet, fried with poppy seeds and served as canapés on toast with feta, basil and preserved tomatoes.
5,5094.2/5 for 20 ratings 45 min.
[Firied fillet of sea bream with polenta]
Firied fillet of sea bream with polenta
A fillet of blackspot sea bream (though you can use another fish), fried rapidly and served with a creamy cheese polenta and sautéed cherry tomatoes.
4,6714.3/5 for 15 ratings 23 min.
[Fillets of sole Dieppoise]
Fillets of sole Dieppoise
In principal, fillets of sole Dieppoise are poached and served with a creamy sauce and small shellfish. I am offering a new twist on the dish, with the fish sautéed rather than poached, a cream sauce flavoured with mussel stock, and served with shellfish (mussels, cockles and clams), mushrooms and...
6,4243.9/5 for 19 ratings 1 hour 27 min.
[Sea bass with coriander cream en papillote]
Sea bass with coriander cream en papillote
In this recipe, the fillets of sea bass are laid on a julienne of leeks (the white part), covered with a coriander cream sauce and cooked "en papillote".
3,2265/5 for 12 ratings 52 min.
[Red mullet fillets with a reduced white-wine sauce]
Red mullet fillets with a reduced white-wine sauce
For this recipe, the red mullet fillets are fried in a large saucepan, then removed and kept hot. The "jus court" sauce is made by reducing dry white wine with spring onions in the pan used to cook the fish. The small quantity of sauce left (its French name literally means "short juice") is very...
3,0853.8/5 for 17 ratings 30 min.
[Seared tuna with lemon and lime]
Seared tuna with lemon and lime
This is a very simple way to prepare and cook tuna - a fish that tends to dry out very quickly if you are not careful about how you cook it. In this recipe the tuna medallions are marinated in a mixture of olive oil, lemon and lime, before being seared briefly on both sides. Serve with rice cooked...
3,3014.8/5 for 20 ratings 2 hours 18 min.
[Spicy seafood plancha]
Spicy seafood plancha
A mix of diced fish and uncooked prawns marinated with spices and then simply cooked on a plancha. The fish benefits from the acidic citrus note provided by the lime, and the prawns from a little vinegar.
2,429 1 hour 33 min.
[Fish "à la Bordelaise"]
Fish "à la Bordelaise"
Fish "à la Bordelaise" is a fillet topped with a crust of breadcrumbs, herbs and onions cooked in white wine, then oven-baked until golden brown. It is a classic frozen family meal that many French children have grown up with, but here is a home-made version that is far better.
1,412 1 hour 7 min.

Gratins

[Pollack fillet baked with rice and vegetables.]
Pollack fillet baked with rice and vegetables.
This oven-baked recipe teams layers of rice and vegetables (sesame-flavoured rice, sautéed courgettes, onions and tomatoes) with fillets of fish (pollack here) and thyme laid on top. Everything is then cooked together in the oven.
5,0234.3/5 for 15 ratings 1 hour 7 min.

Miscellanous

["Land and sea" kebabs]
"Land and sea" kebabs
For these kebabs, cubes of lime-marinated fish (sea) alternate with mushrooms and bacon (land) along the skewer.
24,0275/5 for 13 ratings 44 min.
[Normandy seafood stew]
Normandy seafood stew
A "marmite normande" is a combination of different seasonal julienne vegetables and a mix of shellfish, rapidly sautéed, then deglazed with cider. The vegetables and shellfish are then simmered together in cream, which intensifies the flavours while it gently reduces and thickens. This recipe is...
1,148 2 hours 13 min.

Shellfish

[Sesame fried scampi]
Sesame fried scampi
Scampi, coated with a sesame crust, fried quickly, and served with a herb salad.
94,0275/5 for 1 ratings 33 min.

Shellfish

[Scallops with crunchy vegetables and wine sabayon]
Scallops with crunchy vegetables and wine sabayon
This is a bed of vegetables cut small, lightly cooked to stay crunchy. The scallops are cut in half and fried, filled with a morsel of foie gras, and served coated with a savoury reduced white wine sabayon. It entails some work, but the result is impresive.
88,7454/5 for 1 ratings 2 hours 56 min.
[Scallops with green asparagus tips and parmesan]
Scallops with green asparagus tips and parmesan
In this recipe scallops are fried quickly, then cooked aaparagus tips are added with a sprinkling of parmesan to serve.
63,2004.1/5 for 16 ratings 38 min.
[Mussels marinière]
Mussels marinière
This is the most classic way of preparing mussels, simple and delicious.
37,9295/5 for 1 ratings 1 hour 4 min.
[Scallops with fondue of leeks]
Scallops with fondue of leeks
In this very creamy dish, the leeks are first cooked separately. The scallops are pan-fried, then the leeks are reheated with cream in this pan to absorb all the flavours.
66,188 24.6/5 for 14 ratings 55 min.
[Pan-fried scallops and chanterelles with Noilly Prat sauce]
Pan-fried scallops and chanterelles with Noilly Prat sauce
The chanterelles are fried first briefly, then the scallops fried in the same pan. The pan is deglazed with Noilly to make a delicious cream sauce.
75,9654/5 for 1 ratings 1 hour 6 min.

Shellfish

[Quick prawn curry]
Quick prawn curry
A very quick way to prepare a creamy prawn curry with lime and spring onion.
23,9895/5 for 1 ratings 34 min.

Shellfish

[Spaghetti with mussels and basil]
Spaghetti with mussels and basil
Mussels and pasta cooked separately, then combined in a cream sauce made with the reduced mussel juices.
40,3884.1/5 for 16 ratings 1 hour 40 min.
[Scallops with cabbage julienne]
Scallops with cabbage julienne
Pan-fried scallops in a sauce of their juices deglazed with a little Noilly Prat, served with a julienne of blanched cabbage in cream.
28,4714.6/5 for 19 ratings 1 hour 21 min.

Shellfish

[Lobster Thermidor]
Lobster Thermidor
In this recipe, the lobster are cooked first in a court bouillon (stock), then the flesh is removed and cut into small pieces before being cooked with the cream and alcohol. The dish is browned in the oven to finish.
34,816 14.7/5 for 18 ratings 35 min.

Shellfish

[Crusty cockle tart]
Crusty cockle tart
A small puff pastry tart case filled with cockles in a cream and egg-yolk sauce ("a la poulette" in French).
21,7374.3/5 for 15 ratings 2 hours 52 min.

Shellfish

[Seafood feuillantines]
Seafood feuillantines
Little savoury "millefeuilles" with a very Breton taste of the sea: a mix of crab and salmon in a herb mayonnaise, piled up between crisp circles of buckwheat pancake.
23,0185/5 for 10 ratings 48 min.
[Langoustine and leek tarts]
Langoustine and leek tarts
Small puff pastry cases filled with a layer of chopped leeks, fried langoustines (also known as scampi or Dublin Bay prawns), topped with hollandaise sauce.
25,4474.2/5 for 11 ratings 1 hour 28 min.
[Langoustine sabayon tart]
Langoustine sabayon tart
For this recipe, the tart cases are made with sheets of filo pastry. These are filled with langoustines coated in a delicious lime-flavoured sabayon.
11,7123.8/5 for 10 ratings 1 hour 6 min.
[Crispy prawn rolls]
Crispy prawn rolls
The prawns are fried, then mixed with finely diced carrots and courgettes before being rolled up in a sheet of brik or filo pastry.
11,5814.8/5 for 12 ratings 34 min.
[Crab Cakes]
Crab Cakes
These crab cakes are a mixture of crab meat - of course - with onion, parsley, breadcrumbs, egg and mayonnaise. The cakes are made fairly thick and shallow fried in a pan, but they can also be deep fried.
9,2824.7/5 for 18 ratings 1 hour 3 min.

Shellfish

[Tagliatelle with cockles]
Tagliatelle with cockles
In this recipe, the cockles and pasta are prepared separately, then mixed with the sauce at the last minute. The cockles are first cooked quickly, then shelled carefully (I find it unpleasant to have to do this on the plate) and the cooking juices are used to prepare a cream sauce. The tagliatelle...
10,493 14.7/5 for 3 ratings 2 hours 16 min.

Shellfish

[Scrambled eggs with langoustines and asparagus tips.]
Scrambled eggs with langoustines and asparagus tips.
For this dish, the langoustines and asparagus tips are sautéed bafore being mixed with the beaten eggs and finished like scrambled eggs.
304 50 min.
[Chilli langoustines]
Chilli langoustines
The langoustines in this recipe are cooked in two stages: boiled briefly in salted water, then sautéed before being spiced and flambéed in cognac. They are served here with a creamy sauce and potato grenaille.
4,2255/5 for 13 ratings 1 hour 9 min.
[Langoustine gratin]
Langoustine gratin
This elegant gratin has a layer of brunoise vegetables in the bottom, with langoustine tails (scampi) cooked in two stages on top, finished with a thick creamy sauce, made with the "fumet" from the langoustines. This recipe is quite long to make, but can be prepared in stages over a number of days....
4,1353.9/5 for 20 ratings 2 hours 15 min.
[Mussels with beurre d'escargot]
Mussels with beurre d'escargot
In this recipe, the mussels are cooked briefly first in salted water, just until they open. They are then shelled and popped in the oven for a few minutes with a knob of beurre d'escargot (butter for snails).
1,120 21 min.
[Scallops au gratin]
Scallops au gratin
Scallops rapidly pan-fried, then arranged in shells on a bed of finely chopped leeks, topped with a bechamel sauce and browned in the oven.
908 1 hour 7 min.

Shellfish

[Mussels with arroz negro]
Mussels with arroz negro
The famous Spanish arroz negro (black rice) is prepared by adding squid ink towards the end of cooking. This gives the rice not only its curious dark colour, but delicious marine flavours. In this recipe it forms the bed for mussels, cooked simply and served out of their shells – a perfect...
740 1 hour 10 min.

Terrines and pate

[Koulibiak in pie dish]
Koulibiak in pie dish
Koulibiak is a traditional russian recipe from, usually served in a flat puff pastry fish shape. Here is an easier version, in a pie dish.
103,5134.7/5 for 3 ratings 3 hours 19 min.
[Salmon rillettes]
Salmon rillettes
A terrine of two kinds of salmon (cooked and smoked) with butter and lemon.
82,7364.3/5 for 15 ratings 2 hours 38 min.
[Mackerel rillettes]
Mackerel rillettes
This recipe for mackerel rillettes (or potted mackerel) starts with poaching the fish. The flesh is then taken off the bones and forked into a seasoned mixture of butter, mustard, cream and lemon juice. In France this is traditionally eaten as an aperitif snack, served on small slices of toast.
567 1 hour

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